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'Homeland' recap: Carrie is at a crossroads as season dramatically ends

'Homeland' recap: Carrie is at a crossroads as season dramatically ends

After thwarting a bioweapon attack in Berlin, former CIA intelligence officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) finds herself at a personal and professional crossroads in “A False Glimmer” (Episode 512), the Season 5 finale of Showtime’s “Homeland.”

Her former CIA boss, Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), fervently wants Carrie back at the agency, promising her “complete autonomy” in waging the war on terror.

For if Carrie hadn’t tracked down and killed jihadi leader Bibi Hamed (René Ifrah) -- with help from his conscience-stricken cousin Qasim (Alireza Bayram), who died in the process -- thousands of civilians would have...

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